Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

The Rev. Andrew J. Simms of Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church in Morgan City speaks during the Hearts of Care banquet Saturday about building Morgan City Adult Day Care, an activity center for senior citizens. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A group of community members hopes to bring a day care facility for senior citizens to Morgan City before the end of 2018.

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In January, St. Mary Parish students in various related programs converge on Franklin High School to demonstrate their learning and their achievements. Last weekend's event was the latest in a long tradition of that showcase.

Taylor takes over as school board president

Former St. Mary Parish School Board president Ginger Griffin, second to the left, passes the gavel to newly elected board president Michael Taylor at Thursday’s monthly meeting. They are joined, at left, by Superintendent Leonard Armato and newly elected board vice president William “Bill” McCarty, far right. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CENTERVILLE–St. Mary Parish School Board elected new officers Thursday during its monthly meeting.

Como named Outstanding Graduate

Eight UL Lafayette seniors have been recognized as Outstanding Graduates. Seated from left, are: Amélie Desormeaux, College of Liberal Arts; Angelle Patout, College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions; Casey Dugas B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration; and Nataly Kruh Elendt, College of the Arts. Standing, from left, are: Dr. Joseph Savoie, UL Lafayette president; Amanda Sphar, College of Education; Juliane Mahoney, Ray P. Authement College of Sciences; and Benjamin Como, College of Engineering. Not pictured is Erica Didier, University College.

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Benjamin Brady Como named the Outstanding Graduate for the College of Engineering for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s winter graduation ceremony.

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Sports

Berwick High School's Kenan Jones prepares to take off in a field event at last year's state track and field outdoor meet. Jones won the long jump, high jump and triple jump at Saturday's indoor LSU High School Qualifier. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kenan Jones led the local contingent of competitors at Saturday’s indoor LSU High School Qualifier as he won the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

Lifestyle

Sponsor for the January St. Mary AARP meeting’s meal was Gulf Coast Orthopedics. From left are Gulf Coast Orthopedics’ Jaime Gaudet, nurse practitioner, and Bill Darce, St. Mary Parish AARP president.
—Faye S. Smith Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting Jan. 9 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Deslatte, 70, a native of Franklin and resident of Morgan City, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at her residence.

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